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Gray proposes election reform
Mayor Gray and Attorney General Nathan
announced proposed election reforms addressing pay-to-play donations, corporate giving loopholes, and bundling, which have recently led to criminal charges in DC. (Post)
ANC supports Adams Morgan hotel
The ANC for Adams Morgan has
voted to support a 227-room boutique hotel. The Office of Planning considers it too tall, and the police worry it would increase traffic and crime. (DCist)
Are denser areas more resilient during bad weather?
Denser areas less reliant on transportation
may fare better during extreme weather. Much of this comes from a freedom from cars which can be shut down by the weather. (Streetsblog)
Housing market in outer suburbs catches on
Prices for housing have been recovering in the region’s core for several years, but recently house prices in the outer suburbs
have been growing at an even quicker rate. (Post)
DC drivers the worst?
A report by Allstate has
ranked DC’s drivers as the worst in the nation for the third consecutive year. A DC driver is 112% more likely to get into a crash compared to the American average. (Post)
Maryland drivers the worst?
An “avid” cyclist
is now afraid to ride after a driver hit her on Massachusetts Ave in Bethesda, then fled the scene. (NBC4)